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* SPECIAL * Please contact me about details May 15-17 July 21-24

Bedrooms 1
Space 540 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

* SPECIAL * Please contact me about details May 15-17 July 21-24


* SPECIAL * Please contact me about details May 15-17 July 21-24


This resort is - AAA Approved and Superior Small Lodging Award Recipient.


Our one bedroom condo is tastefully furnished, totally remodeled kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances and a beautiful granite countertop.

Unwind as you sit on your private balcony, enter from the living room or the bedroom. The sliding glass doors cover the entire wall, so you have direct views of the beach and the Gulf of Mexico. For your privacy, the unit is located on the second floor, and your bedroom has large sliding doors with a full view of the beach and gulf, wake up to the view and sound of the waves, the seagulls, and pelicans in the background.

There are two beds, one queen and one full. The unit is tastefully furnished. The living room also has a queen sofa sleeper and 40 inch LCD flat screen TV. Both the bedroom and the living room have their own thermostats (dual zone HVAC) and each have large ceiling fans. The kitchen has a granite counter top, and world class stainless steel appliances (Kitchenaid, Bosch). The unit is fully renovated, tile throughout, wood warm and cozy, with large balcony and sliding doors covering the entire wall, so you can see the Gulf from any part of the condo.

The newly renovated heated pool is on the Gulf side.

This is the condo that you will want to return to year after year.

FREE in room Comcast high speed wireless internet.

FREE in room Comcast cable TV

FREE in room Comcast long distance calls within Continental Unites States and Canada.

The condo offers fresh towels and trash pick up daily, free use of pool towels, free wireless in the unit, free newspapers Tuesday through Sunday, free local and long distance calls in the US and Canada and free use of a computer in the lobby to check your emails or print boarding passes.

We take great pride in our property and hope you will too!

We have no hidden costs, our rates are posted and the only additional fee to that is Florida state there is nothing we can do about that.

4 Person Maximum occupancy

Keywords: Gulf-Front Condominium

More Details

Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 May, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

date entered: 02/20/2005

homeowner-added comment:

For a unique experience in a spacious 1 bedroom condo, with

unobstructed views from your private balcony unit, book unit #240 or studio unit #247 today. Only a 35 unit, 2 story complex, with direct ocean views, allow the waves to calm you as you watch the spectacular sunsets each evening, sipping your beverage of choice, only to repeat the experience the next day....
Aug 2007
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in the Longboat Key in the Sarasota County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 540 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tile walls, floor,Tub Shower Combo, vanity, cabinet, mirror.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • sofa bed(s) in living room - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed
  • Queen size Bed (1), Double/full Bed (1), TV and DVD.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • 4 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.4444447 based on 10 reviews

Great location, ocean view , and cleanliness. Very uncomfortable beds.

  • 4 of 5

Great location , as advertised view and the staff was very helpful. Easy drive to shopping and restaurants.

Furniture and beds were very uncomfortable though.

The balcony was great for watching the ocean.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect quiet getaway

  • 5 of 5

Place was quiet and clean. Perfect relaxing vacation for me and my family. Christopher the owner is a gentleman

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location! Beautiful sunsets!

  • 4 of 5

This is a one bedroom one bath rental. The location is pretty near anything you would want to do on Longboat Key. It is on the gulf side with unobstructed views. Nice pool, gorgeous sunsets and nesting sea turtles are right there. The unit is right over the pool, but that is really not an issue as everyone has to be out at dusk. Sometimes the children in the pool were loud during the day, but you can only hear it if you are on the balcony. Besides we were out on the beach, away cruising around or swimming ourselves during those times. Kitchen has good appliances, but needs a few things like a baking sheet and some plastic cups for the patio and beach! Owner was very accommodating when the air conditioner had to be replaced for the whole complex in the middle of our stay! Best value on Longboat Key for direct gulf front. We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dodgeville, WI

The Perfect Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time staying at Sophie and Christopher's getaway. We found the condo to be very clean and in a beautiful location close to Anna Maria Island, Sarasota and amenties like the Publix just down the street.

The nice pool, being steps away from an absolutely gorgeous beach, and the friendly staff made this such a pleasure. We really enjoyed sleeping with the patio door open so we could fall asleep to the sounds of the gulf and take in the fresh air.

Christopher was also easy to work with in getting booked, and we had no issues throughout the stay. I would recommend this condo to anyone looking for an easy, fun and relaxing vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 05-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean, safe, relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Christopher and Sophie's condo at the Sea Horse. After a group of somewhat rowdy holiday guests left and Hurricane Hermine subsided, the resort and the ocean settled down into their naturally quiet states. The best part of our stay was being able to wander from ocean to pool to condo without much effort. We recommend bringing extra towels for the beach. Hotel staff has limited hours but are really helpful when they're there. Christopher's quick and clear communication made us feel super welcome.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Jane, Thank you for your insightful and detailed description of your stay with us on Longboat Key, much appreciated. We look forward to meeting you personally the next time you will be in the area, and hopefully will stay with us again, perhaps in one of our other apartments. Happy travels and adventures. Best Regards, Sophie and Christopher
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Stillwater, ok

Not nearly as quiet and peaceful as hoped!

  • 2 of 5

The booking process was easy. The condo itself was clean and well furnished. Otherwise, we would have given this condo a rating of poor. We booked the same week as a family reunion with some pretty rude individuals. We found out from our neighbors that the complex had rented 16 condos to this family group. They were rude and noisy until all hours of the night. The condo management leave the resort at 5pm. so none of the pool rules were enforced even though the pool is supposed to close at 9pm. The party went with loud music and screaming children until early in the morning hours for more than one night. This condo is directly above the pool. Please keep this in mind if you want to stay in a quiet place for your vacation. We read the reviews and picked this place based on those. However, we will not be returning to this property for our next year's vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You cannot please everyone, but clearly everyone is also entitled to their opinion. A guest can stay at the most expensive, luxurious resort, pay top dollar, and still come across a situation such as this one, that an owner cannot control, a large party that was booked by the resort management company. There are many units in this resort, and no one else gave this type of complaint, and paid substantially more for their stay. Again, there were no other complaints given to the resort in reference to this incident/party….if in fact there was so much noise that it was intolerable for the guests, they should have called the police to address. Christopher Owner
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Beach
On the Beach
Car: recommended

Tennis (free) hard courts, basketball at Bayfront park just a couple of blocks away.

Choices in extraordinary award winning restaurants and shopping can be found on the key and internationally known St. Armand's Circle with its array of upscale boutiques and galleries.

After a day of fun in the sun, in nearby Sarasota you have choices in the area which include ballet, Florida West Coast Symphony, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center and The Ringling Museum with its marvelous gallery.

Jazz, blues, dance clubs, piano bars, opera, theaters are all a few minutes away in Sarasota for you to enjoy.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £74.26

* February to April * Weekly Rates. No Monthly Rates. Please multiply by number of weeks.
* Changeover Day: Saturday. Some partial weeks may be available. Rest of year 3/4 nights min. Holidays/weekends 4 nights min, weekdays 3 nights min, unless last minute advertised special.
Complimentary light maid service is provided (fresh towels, trash removal). $55 departure cleaning apply.
Cancellation policy:
We recommend you purchase a travel insurance if this is a concern or in the event of an illness or any circumstances beyond your control.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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